cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by AndrewGrant » Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:48 pm

Thanks!

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by AndrewGrant » Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:28 am

Can anyone get the Linux releases to work? Tried it on three different systems now to no avail

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by ilari » Wed Aug 17, 2016 5:56 am

AndrewGrant wrote:Can anyone get the Linux releases to work? Tried it on three different systems now to no avail
What specific errors do you get and what Linux distros did you try? And did you try to run cutechess-cli via the cutechess-cli.sh script which also loads the QtCore library?

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by brtzsnr » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:51 am

Hi!

I'm late to the party, but thank you for releasing such grat

I have a feature request for future versions of cutechess. Can you reduce/remove the dependency on Qt, at least for the command line tool. Everytime I add a new node to my cluster I spend a lot of time figuring out which packages I need to install and how to compile cutechess because of Qt.

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by ilari » Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:30 pm

brtzsnr wrote:Hi!

I'm late to the party, but thank you for releasing such grat

I have a feature request for future versions of cutechess. Can you reduce/remove the dependency on Qt, at least for the command line tool. Everytime I add a new node to my cluster I spend a lot of time figuring out which packages I need to install and how to compile cutechess because of Qt.
Hi,

Cute Chess (even the name) is so tightly tied to Qt that removing the dependency would be like rewriting the whole thing from scratch. So it's pretty much impossible at this point.

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by Dan Cooper » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:06 pm

What does it mean exactly when cutechess gives a message of "engine disconnected"? It's something I've seen in TCEC and in my home games, and I was curious what cutechess is seeing from its end?

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by ilari » Wed Sep 14, 2016 7:23 am

Dan Cooper wrote:What does it mean exactly when cutechess gives a message of "engine disconnected"? It's something I've seen in TCEC and in my home games, and I was curious what cutechess is seeing from its end?
The engine crashes or terminates unexpectedly. We're using this language because the engine doesn't necessarily have to be a locally running process.

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by PaulieD » Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:01 pm

I would like to attempt to use Brainfish with Cerebellum_Light.bin in cutechess-cli

This book is not a Polyglot book. How can I write that portion of a batch file or change engine.json to have Brainfish ONLY use the cerebellum book?

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by Ferdy » Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:16 pm

PaulieD wrote:I would like to attempt to use Brainfish with Cerebellum_Light.bin in cutechess-cli

This book is not a Polyglot book. How can I write that portion of a batch file or change engine.json to have Brainfish ONLY use the cerebellum book?
Try something like this.

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   { 
      "command" : "BrainFish_160808_x64_modern.exe", 
      "name" : "BrainFish_160808_x64_modern",
      "options" : [ 
         { 
            "name" : "Hash", 
            "value" : 256
         },
		 { 
            "name" : "BookPath", 
            "value" : "Cerebellum_Light.bin"
         }
      ],
      "protocol" : "uci",
      "workingDirectory" : "C:\\chess\\engines\\Brainfish"
   },
The cerebellum file and exe on same dir.

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Re: cutechess-cli 0.8.0 released

Post by PaulieD » Fri Sep 23, 2016 5:23 pm

Thanks for your quick reply :D

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